The FINANCIAL — Acer on January 4 announces the latest additions to its monitor lineup – the R1,series, H7 series and the XR342CK. All new monitors are produced with premium design and high-end performance in mind for stunning images and color capabilities.
Featuring IPS1-panel technology, the Acer displays ensure clear-cut details across 178-degree viewing angles and supreme color consistency across the entire screen, enabling users to explore their gaming worlds and watch movies in all their glorious colors without compromising on speed/lag, according to Acer.
Acer R1 Series – World’s Thinnest Monitor Enclosure Under 7mm, Perfect for Everyday Computing
The Acer R1 series monitors with ultra-thin enclosures under 7mm are ideal for everyday computing in any space. The stylish ZeroFrame design maximizes the view and minimizes visual clutter with a bezel so thin you barely notice it, providing a seamless viewing experience for multi-monitor setups.
Combining Acer Flicker-less and Blue Light Filter technologies with 5 to 15 degree adjustable tilt, the R1 series is easy on the eyes, providing a comfortable viewing experience. Green credentials feature EcoDisplay and ENERGY STAR 6.0 certification as well as mercury-free construction. The R1 series boasts Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution and will be available in 21.5-, 23-, 23.8-, 25- and 27-inch screen sizes.
Acer H7 series – World’s first USB Type-C monitor The Acer H7 series monitors are the world’s first to support USB Type-C, so that users can conveniently transfer data and display content from notebooks or smartphones, while charging them at the same time through just one cable. With a premium ZeroFrame design, diamond-cut and brushed-metal stand, the Acer H7 series models are offered in 25-inch and 27-inch options. They also boast WQHD (2560 x 1440) display resolution, superior audio with Acer TrueHarmony and DTS™ Sound and come outfitted with super-fast USB Type-C and HDMI 2.0 ports. These features immerse the user in beautifully portrayed high-resolution content for the home or office.
The H7 series supports 100 percent of the sRGB color gamut, delivering the color space reproduction desired by design professionals and visual enthusiasts for accurate color matching across applications and print output.
Acer XR342CK – New Angle in Entertainment Acer’s next generation XR series, the XR342CK monitor with an UltraWide QHD (3440 x 1440) resolution and a 34-inch 21:9 panel with a 1900R curvature and 100 percent of the sRGB color gamut, delivers immersive, picture-perfect visuals. Special features like 6-axis color adjustment and DTS Sound deepen the audio/visual impact, while a customizable ambient light at the lower edge of the monitor provides lighting effects that match the desired mood. The PIP/PBP and daisy-chain modes allow users to take their productivity to a new level, and the base can swivel from -30 to +30 degrees, allowing users to easily adjust the monitor to their desired viewing angle.
The XR series features AMD FreeSync technology, which ensures variable refresh rates for a smooth, tear-free experience in gaming and video playback.
Pricing and Availability
In North America, Acer R1 series prices will start at $129.99 with availability in Q1 and the Acer H7 series will be available in February with prices starting at $499.99.
In EMEA, the Acer R1 series will be available in January with prices starting at €139; the H7 series will be available in February with prices starting at €499; and the XR342CK will be available in March with prices starting at €1,099.
The new monitors will be gradually rolled out to other regions. Pricing will be announced in each market closer to availability.